Definition of Beasts

1. Noun. (plural of beast) ¹



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Definition of Beasts

1. beast [n] - See also: beast

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beasts

beasting
beastings
beastish
beastishness
beastlier
beastliest
beastlihead
beastlihood
beastlike
beastliness
beastlinesses
beastly
beastlyhead
beastmaster
beastmasters
beasts (current term)
beasts of burden
beasts of prey
beasty
beat(p)
beat-to-beat variability
beat-up
beat-ups
beat 'em up
beat 'em ups
beat Banaghan
beat a dead horse
beat a retreat
beat about

Literary usage of Beasts

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1. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"CHAPTER XIV OF SAVAGE beasts AND VERMIN C'577, Book III., Chapters 7 and 12; ... The happy and fortunate want of these beasts in England is universally ..."

2. Index to Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends by Mary Huse Eastman (1915)
"Brown, AF Book of saints and friendly beasts. St. Francis and the Soldan. Peers. ... Salt fish and the eel. Johnson. Oak-tree fairy book. friendly beasts. ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1898)
"amusements of the populace—the sports of the circus and amphitheatre, the combats of gladiators, and the hunting of wild beasts. The masters in every branch ..."

4. Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of His Noble by Thomas Malory, Alfred William Pollard, William Caxton (1900)
"CHAPTER XI How the Saracens came out of a wood for to rescue their beasts, and of a great battle. THEN Sir Florence called to him Sir Floridas, ..."

5. The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to by Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, Arthur Cleveland Coxe, Ernest Cushing Richardson, Allan Menzies, Bernhard Pick (1885)
"ALLOW ME TO FALL A PREY TO THE WILD beasts. I write to the Churches, and impress on them all, that I shall willingly die for God, unless ye hinder me. ..."

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